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Indian Technology Workers Worry About a Job Threat: Technology
(NIDA NAJAR @ 26.06.2017 00:13)
Artificial intelligence, automation and big data are raising fears of widespread layoffs in a $150 billion industry.

Tech Fix: Alexa, What Happens if the Echo Has a Screen? You Get This Review
(BRIAN X. CHEN @ 26.06.2017 18:01)
Amazon?s newest Echo smart speaker has a touch screen. Our reviewer asked whether that made the gadget much different from a smartphone or a tablet.

Google Said to Face $1.2 Billion Antitrust Fine, but Battle With Europe Looms
(MARK SCOTT @ 26.06.2017 18:12)
The hefty penalty is likely to be quickly overshadowed by a more complex problem: How should Google comply with the decision to rein in its power?

A Cyberattack ?the World Isn?t Ready For?
(NICOLE PERLROTH @ 22.06.2017 18:23)
In May, a so-called ransomware attack hit computers in over 150 countries. But two weeks earlier, one security expert found something a lot worse.

Bits: Daily Report: Automation?s Effect on Developing Tech Economies
(JIM KERSTETTER @ 26.06.2017 17:43)
Many workers in the United States worry about being replaced by machines. The same is true in countries like India.

Tech Tip: Moving Your E-Books to a New E-Reader
(J. D. BIERSDORFER @ 26.06.2017 17:19)
When you upgrade to a new electronic reader or tablet, transferring your library can be as easy as logging into your e-bookstore account.

Elias Burstein, Pioneer in Semiconductors, Dies at 99
(DYLAN LOEB McCLAIN @ 26.06.2017 01:59)
Mr. Burstein was one of the first scientists to use lasers to do research on semiconductors and insulators, and held patents for a method to increase the semiconducting capacity of silicon.

In Towns Already Hit by Steel Mill Closings, a New Casualty: Retail Jobs
(RACHEL ABRAMS and ROBERT GEBELOFF @ 25.06.2017 15:50)
Thousands of workers face unemployment as retailers struggle to adapt to online shopping. But even as e-commerce grows, it isn?t absorbing these workers.

Bits: Farhad?s and Mike?s Week in Tech: Uber Isn?t Everything
(FARHAD MANJOO and MIKE ISAAC @ 24.06.2017 15:00)
Uber dominated tech headlines this week, but a few other things happened in techland, too.

Google Will No Longer Scan Gmail for Ad Targeting
(DAISUKE WAKABAYASHI @ 24.06.2017 01:43)
After years of complaints by privacy advocates, the company said it will stop the practice on its free email service to eliminate confusion around its advertising policies.



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